Whoopi Goldberg cites the painful costs she pays for being an individual

October 1997
Jet;10/20/97, Vol. 92 Issue 22, p64
Discusses how Whoopi Goldberg receives criticism for her individuality. Her revelation that she has endured painful backlashes because of her desire to be a nonconformist; Examples of situations where she has been humiliated; The criticism she receives for dating outside of her race.


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